wài

  1. wài noun outside
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '外' 1; Unihan '外')
  2. wài preposition out; outer
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: May be classified as a localizer because it can be appended to some nouns as a suffix to indicate location. For example, 户外 'outdoors.' (Guoyu '外' n 1; NCCED '外' 1; Sun 2006, loc. 903)
  3. wài adjective external; outer
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '外' 1; NCCED '外' 1; Unihan '外')
  4. wài noun foreign countries
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 外国 (Guoyu '外' n 2; Kroll 2015 '外' 4; NCCED '外' 2; Unihan '外')
  5. wài noun exterior; outer surface
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '外' 2)
  6. wài noun a remote place
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '外' 5)
  7. wài prefix maternal side; wife's family members
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 外甥 'nephew' - son of mother's sister (Guoyu '外' adj 2; Kroll 2015 '外' 6; NCCED '外' 7)
  8. wài noun husband
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Term used by the husband's wife (Kroll 2015 '外' 7)
  9. wài adjective other
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Other than one's own; in the sense of 别的 or 其他 (Guoyu '外' adj 3; NCCED '外' 3)
  10. wài verb to be extra; to be additional
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '外' v 2; NCCED '外' 4)
  11. wài adjective unofficial; informal; exoteric
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 外号 'alias' and 外传 'unofficial biography' (Kroll 2015 '外' 3; NCCED '外' 5)
  12. wài noun role of an old man
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Drama
    Notes: In Chinese opera (Guoyu '外' n 3; NCCED '外' 8)
  13. wài verb to drift apart; to become estranged
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 疏远 (Guoyu '外' v 1)
  14. wài verb to betray; to forsake
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 背叛 (Guoyu '外' v 3)
  15. wài adjective outside; exterior
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: bāhya, Japanese: ge (BCSD '外', p. 311; DJBT '外', p. 436; MW 'bāhya'; SH '外', p. 184)

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Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 2 Commentary on the Hundred Treatise 百論疏 — count: 226
  • Scroll 3 Commentary on the Hundred Treatise 百論疏 — count: 185
  • Scroll 1 Commentary on the Hundred Treatise 百論疏 — count: 128
  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 106
  • Scroll 2 Śatakaśāstra (Hundred Treatise) 百論 — count: 92
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 92
  • Scroll 1 Commentary on the Dvādaśanikāyaśāstra 十二門論疏 — count: 91
  • Scroll 7 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 87
  • Scroll 1 Śatakaśāstra (Hundred Treatise) 百論 — count: 84
  • Scroll 2 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 84

Collocations

  • 外怨敌 (外怨敵) 制外怨敵 — Madhyamāgama 中阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 22
  • 外色 (外色) 內無色想觀外色 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 8 — count: 18
  • 观外 (觀外) 觀外身 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 17
  • 外见 (外見) 內思色外見色 — Sutra on the Law of Ten Rewards in the Dirghagama (Chang Ahan Shi Bao Fa Jing) 長阿含十報法經, Scroll 2 — count: 13
  • 山外 (山外) 善見山外次有阿抄波山 — Creation and Destruction of the World (Da Lou Tan Jing) 大樓炭經, Scroll 6 — count: 12
  • 外身 (外身) 外身身觀 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 11
  • 外门 (外門) 忉利天外門 — Creation and Destruction of the World (Da Lou Tan Jing) 大樓炭經, Scroll 3 — count: 5
  • 皮肉外 (皮肉外) 除去皮肉外諸不淨 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 12 — count: 4
  • 外内 (外內) 外內清徹 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 22 — count: 4
  • 宫外 (宮外) 捨出宮外 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 19 — count: 4